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Ohio Attorney General Set to Award Grants to Help Crime Victims

The Ohio Attorney General plans to award an estimated $59 million in grants to groups that provide direct services to crime victims across Ohio, including more than $13 million to help children.


AG Yost's Robocall Enforcement Unit Warns of Potential Scam Calls and Texts

An anti-robocall initiative launched six months ago by Attorney General Dave Yost has empowered Ohioans to report 27,931 illegal robocalls in an effort to help the Attorney General fight back against the growing nuisance. In turn, the Robocall Enforcement Unit has analyzed and shared the incoming data to try to put a stop to these illegal calls and texts, including filing a lawsuit to stop this behavior in June.


Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost's statement on the death of Cleveland Officer Nick Sabo

For the second time in less than a week Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is offering condolences to family and friends of a fallen member of the Cleveland Division of Police.


Attorney General Yost applauds Big Ten's decision to bring back fall sports

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the decision today by the Big Ten Conference to allow The Ohio State University to safely resume fall sports on campus:


Ohio ITT Students to Receive $20.6 Million of Debt Relief Secured by AG Yost: Students of the former for-profit school were victims of predatory loan practices

Attorney General Dave Yost has secured $20.6 million in debt relief for former ITT Tech students in Ohio as part of a nationwide settlement with 48 attorneys general and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.


Redesign of Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy Focuses on Proven Techniques, Experienced Experts: Live Classes Resume, New Online Course Reflects Fresh Approach

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced initial steps taken in the redesign of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA). To better meet the evolving needs of Ohio law enforcement, OPOTA is sharpening its focus on law enforcement techniques proven to reduce harm in communities. As part of this effort, OPOTA has begun delivery of law enforcement training on topics identified by officers as most-needed. Further, the training is being provided by experts in a manner that will be less costly to law enforcement agencies, taking officers out of their jurisdiction less frequently.


AG Yost Recognizes Outstanding Work of Ohio Law Enforcement Officers

 Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost recognized the significant contributions of public safety officers at his annual Law Enforcement Conference on today.  


Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost Requests Removal of "Cuties" Film from Netflix

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today requested that Netflix remove the film “Cuties.”


Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost Announces Formation of Cold Case Unit

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the formation of a new unit to help solve cold case homicides and unsolved sexual assault cases.


Marion County Judge, Wife Face Felony Charges in Hit-and-Run

A Marion County grand jury today indicted a judge and his wife on multiple felony charges in a June hit-and-run that left a 19-year-old man injured.  

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